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1. Any of various plants or plant parts used by certain Native American peoples as food, especially the edible root of certain arums or the sclerotium of certain fungi.
2. See arrow arum.
[Of Virginia Algonquian origin.]
(Botany) US a type of edible fungus that grows as a large underground sclerotium
the edible underground sclerotium of the fungus Poria cocos, found on the roots of trees in the southern U.S.
[1612; < Virginia Algonquian, tockawhoughe a plant root used for bread]